H.J.Res. 82 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing regulation of any expenditure in connection with an election.


Oct 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Theodore Deutch

Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 14, 2011
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Summary (CRS)

Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress the power to regulate any expenditure by a corporation in connection with an election for federal office. Grants each of the several states the power ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 82”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 92 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 6, 2011

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